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Jan 20, 2014 2:58am PST
quote the government that can deprive you of your liberty. you know, google or amazon, you still have to click to acquiesce and not even know they have a lot of that personal information. the government seems to want total awareness. that's where even in the name of security a lot of critics say sorry, that is an invasion of privacy and that is going overboard. edward snowden himself in the "washington post" said the
Jan 17, 2014 1:00pm EST
government seems to be open facebook,mpanies like google, being more open about the data requests they have received. >> they can reveal to consumers what they are being asked for by the government. that brings up the point, there are still -- there still remains a lot to be seen. get to a quick quote from the president. do is stopid not these programs wholesale. not only because i felt they made us more secure, but also because nothing in that initial review and nothing that i have that ourince indicated intelligence community sought to violate the law or his camp earlier about the civil liberties -- or as camberley or about theavalier civil liberties of our citizens. >> you want to keep certain options on the table but you want to put some limitations on them. >> i want to bring in our special guest. are bloomberg can chew beating editor paul kedrosky is with us. our bloomberg contributing editor paul kedrosky is with us bit he worked as a senior adviser at the national security council. what is your big take away from the president's speech today? what is the headline? >> i think the pre
Jan 14, 2014 11:00pm EST
with sam grobart. today's top story, we have been talking about it for hours. google has been buying a company that makes digital thermostats. >> not bad for a little company. >> i don't know what is more surprising, google buying it or nest selling? >> one of the cofounders made a ton of money at apple. they were both behind the ipod. these guys do not need the money. that's for darn sure. teaming up with google gives them some runway that they would not have otherwise. this is a very small company. >> a hardware company is a lot more difficult than a software company. they were looking at hundreds of millions of dollars. the deal, i should mention, is still pending regulatory approval. once they are part of google, they will not have to worry about money. scaling is -- >> a much easier proposition. they have always talked about the greater implications of thermostats. or smoke detectors. they are part of this ongoing move towards the connected home. they have identified objects that have never gotten a lot of innovation. if you think about the thermostat on the wall in your house, it
Jan 22, 2014 1:00pm EST
google. she just fired him. obviously she is not happy with the performance. >> a lot of companies that made their way initially on the desk they are mobile first. we keep hearing mobile first development. it is hard for a company to be mobile first. you can argue that twitter is mobile first. their mobile revenues exceed desk top revenues. we have not heard that from facebook. we certainly have not heard that from google and yahoo! we will see how that transition goes. at some point, the company is going to be required -- we know that yahoo! has fought with the fcc about what they can disclose. they did not want to disclose they had as much of 30% of revenue coming from microsoft. rely on that agreement, which could expire in a short time. you can be sure if the mobile numbers look really good, they would disclose them. if they have not, they are probably not as strong. asked georgetor connolly of foursquare, asked technology isat transformed the market the most? marissa mayer said the iphone. another said the fit but -- fitbit. story a really funny about michael dell. take a list
Jan 17, 2014 11:00pm EST
facebook and google being more open about the data requests they receive and more transparency. >> they can reveal what they are being asked for by the government. there was some language about not spying on our allies unless there was a compelling national security reason or we just really want to. >> it brings up the point that a lot remains to be seen here. if any changes are made, it could be months if ever. i want to get to a quick quote from the president address today. take a listen. >> what a did not do a stop ease programs wholesale. not only because i felt they made us more secure but also because nothing and that initial review and nothing i have learned since indicated that our intelligence community has sought to violate the law or is cavalier about the civil liberties of their fellow citizens. >> a lot remains to be seen. >> it's a very limited to be struck ring of things. it's not canceling anything. you want to keep options on the table. maybe put some limitations on them. >> i want to bring in our special guests today. bloomberg contributing editor paul kedrosky is with
Al Jazeera America
Jan 17, 2014 7:00pm EST
the private sector, with the twitters, facebook and google of the world. >> what is surprise to go me in looking at this is how far ahead the government the commercial sector is. you couldn't have the kinds of invasion that we've had from the nsa without google, facebook and twitter. it's not as if back in the day there was an industry in listening to phone calls that was then some how curtailed by the wiretap act. but today it's exactly that. they're monitored by google, facebook and twitter to provide us better experience but there is a treasure trove of information that the government can dip in to. >> you andry digital guys. we live in the digital world. do you behavior differently as a result of what you now know. >> i have to say it does change everything. one thing that you bump into a lot in the documents that we're seeing is mention of an amounts exchanged, currency exchanged digitally. i think about being sent a reseat. every time you hit that button saying send me an receipt. you're handing over your e-mail dress, how much you spent that day and that's the kind of metada
Jan 18, 2014 4:00am EST
anything with connected home. it is interesting because with google acquisition of nest, google cares a lot about it. connected to the thermostat. other companies are moving. theirmm showed the way devices and appliances are connected to the future. they are doing a new gateway. it will diverge bandwidth where it is needed. apple does not seem to care about this market. >> there is one way that are connected. it all comes through this. >> and that is true. >> if you have the new services and ties to a smart phone, apple is hoping when you think of a smart phone you think of theirs. >> doesn't matter if they are missing this a boat? the home is the fabric of everything. isthe perception is apple not trying to buy any pieces of the puzzle for the smart home. they do have the app. if you do see a television, that could be the way that they get into the smart home business. they are not going after these appliances. what you think the television will happen this year? but there is no evidence. there is evidence we could see a smart watch or wearable this year. i do not think there is evid
Jan 15, 2014 6:00pm EST
figure out how well that works. the bottom-line is that google engine in thatch category. he continues to be dominant. trying to figure out its story. the performance is not there. de castro is not there either. >> let's talk about the people she has added in the last year. who are today, and how does she fill this role? >> she likely feels ok with the team in place. maybe there is not a need to find someone else because of the people who been taking larger roles. ned brody, who came from aol. is, who is playing a large part in the strategy. can goldman, the senior player on the team. he has that cfo role. people, they are definitely in her inner circle. what is interesting is that sometimes you bring in new people and say, we will do something differently, but yahoo has gotten rid of someone who was doing what de castro was doing. now he is gone. it is a tough business. -- de castro is out as of tomorrow. thank you so much. one such company is waiting for president obama's announcement on nsa reform stop he's expected to reveal changes to how the nsa's doors and collects pho
Comedy Central
Jan 22, 2014 2:00am PST
of the following real, most likely fake, but 100 percent alleged justin bieber stories was google news top justin bieber story today was it a justin bieber got in a text message fight with selena gomez and extent her dick picks? >> these are all stories, by the way. >> justin bieber spent 75 grand at a miami strip club during lil scrappy's birthday party. >> or c justin bieber drinks the champagne of citizen citizen channel. >> yes upon posehn. >> i think b but i will say a because dick picks is funnier. >> it is actually b. and spent a fortune at lil scrappy's birthday parties. >> if you were to parody a bieber song what would it be. >> i respect justin bieber too much as an artist to ever want to denigrate his work like that, i am surprised you would ask. >> i'm so sorry. >> i wrote one for al. >> it is the only song i know is baby baby baby. >> >> because it is al i am going to allow al can decide whether you get points for this. all right. >> gravy, gravy, gray i have. >> gravy. .. [ applause ] >> 100 weird al administered points. >> were you just reading your dinner menu? >>
FOX Business
Jan 17, 2014 9:20am EST
love them all. google, apple, twitter all getting a lot of new buzz this morning. check this out. google developing a contact lens that helps to fight diabetes. we've got reactions from the stack angle, the tech angle and medical experts. twitter, finding another way to make money. should amazon be worried? and apple's iphone goes on sale in china. 200 more expensive than they are here. let's multiply that by 1.14 million. and president obama addressing the nsa scandal, saying he's going to overhaul the whole program. what exactly does that mean? hold on tight, here we come. "varney & company." ♪ [ male announcer ] this m has an accomplished research and analytical group at his disposal. ♪ but even more pressive is h he puts it to work for his clients. ♪ morning. morning. thanks for meeting so early. oh, it's not a big deal at all. come on in. [ male announcer ] it's how edward jones makes sense of investing. ♪ there's nothing like being your own boss! and my customers are really liking your flat rate shipping. fedex one rate. really makes my life easier. maybe a promotio
Jan 23, 2014 1:30am PST
, thank you very much. my name is crystal schultz. i'm a engineering manager at google. and i wanted to thank you for this opportunity and say my opinions alone. i just wanted to come down and speak on this issue. i've lived in san francisco since 2005. i moved here from minnesota to san francisco, like many people, for hundreds of years moving to san francisco to seek a better life. i came here to take a contract job with google. [outburst] >> hold on just a second. [pause] >> okay. >> you're on pause, so. [pause] >> okay, go ahead, please. sorry. >>> so, i just wanted to say that not everyone at google is a billionaire. like many people 10 years after the fact, i'm still paying off my student loans. i moved to the mission because i am a pedestrian and don't own a car and i moved to the mission because there are two bart stations. i walk everywhere on the weekend and i have relied on the shuttle since i've moved to san francisco. this is a choice, i know, to live in san francisco and commute to mountain view, but i wouldn't have it any other way. i see it as that i work in mountain vie
Al Jazeera America
Jan 17, 2014 12:00pm EST
more of an opportunity that as the government makes a request of yahoo or google or gmail that those companies can say, hey, the government has told us they want information, and we are now freer to provide information. >> the president also talking about edward snowden sort of in his speech. i want you to listen to what he had to say. >> the sensational way in which these disclosures have come out has often shed more heat than light while revealing information to our adversaries that we might not fully understand for years to come. >> save edward snowden much of us would not have known much of this today. >> yeah, had it not been for edward snowden we would not have had this major discussion and the major revelations, and it alled goes back to this guy named edward snowden. >> reporter: he is one of the most famous government whistleblowers in decade, and yet edward snowden began his leaks just seven months ago. on june 5th, glen greenwald reported that the national security agency has been collected the phone records of millions of verizon phone customers. the next day, the "washin
Jan 15, 2014 6:00am PST
have like microsoft so google to xbox and all the other companies we're working with whether their employees are going south and come back and to coordinate the schedules and time framed. there are a number of companies it's not just the ones we've announced there's hospital xhupsz and orange county other campuses. we want them to make sure they're talking with us about that information we need to improve the symptom for everyone. you mean the goal should be the same. we're trying to get people to work that's the practical part trying to make sure there isn't cross purposes on issues of safety for our muni system. i think we're going to be better at it and i think with this newly found few minutes ago and good collaboration we'll get better and i know there's a lot of questions about this and we'll be glad to answer them but we'll be glad to talk about this (clapping.) thank you, mr. mayor. i didn't mention this but you're in the muni line management system. the he men and women who work here are charged with making sure the muni vehicles can get through the students of san francis
Jan 22, 2014 10:00pm PST
against google... gets personal. how protesters targeted one of e company's workers. and... staying one step ahef the flu. the apps that claim to pinpoint the sickns near you... and keep you fr getting it. good evening i'm ken bastid and i'm juliette goodrich, for elizabeth cook. the family of the bart offir killed in the line of duty. opening up tonight. they spoke to me.. at their homen san ramon.... his family called him tommy. family members say they wand to express their love for >> a lot of support, help. police community is incredible. >> tell me it wasn't just a brother-in-law to me. he was my brother. >> a family of law enforcement with one rule, never say good- bye. just say stay safe. >> i guess you are trying to make sense of it? and then it doesn't make sense. and then your heart goes out to that officer. we're going to mourn the loss of our brother, but we'll never forget him. but there's someone else and another family affected by this, too. and i feel sorry for them. you know, we have all been through it. we have been through losses and we have been through that and
Jan 15, 2014 1:00pm EST
. how facebook about fits into the broader landscape. we talked about google buying nest yesterday. google has spent $17 billion buying companies over the last two years. , apple,that to facebook amazon, microsoft, yahoo! -- they spent 13 ilion dollars combined. >> it is extraordinary. >> do these companies have to worry more about google? >> they might. hiring someone likeyann lecun, beside bringing his expertise on board, there's another benefit. he is kind of a rock star among artificial intelligence researchers. if he works at facebook, that means that all these other people who work in the field will be paying close attention. maybe they would like to work at facebook. there is competition for other leading lights of that field. google has somebody and they all know each other. this is another way in which they compete. >> this could tie into the mark zuckerberg grand vision. with john hennessy, the president of stanford university yesterday and he was asked if 20 years out, what is the next big thing? take a listen. >> what will be the new new thing 10 or 20 years from now? >
Jan 15, 2014 7:00pm EST
and why he is telling google. how did he get here anyway? the head of the world passes largest ad company tells you how he got to the top. and why the long face, amazon worker? we will take a look inside the fight to unionize this giant. the man who gave us the real world knows how to win. that is coming up. finally, in sports, brooklyn going to london as pro ball goes global. we are kicking it off with a story everyone is talking about. cars. the detroit auto show. it is open today. so far, hot new models and high tech concept cars and auto executives talking shop. >> allen has been terrific and he is a great ceo. he gets the whole conversation off the table. >> we are expanding production capability. >> it is a different capability equation but most importantly, a different operational cost equation. >> 16% of total volume is hybrid and i think that will only go up over time. >> sales have recovered fantastically since the recession. >> it is really strong. a nice year. >> our customers to create demand for a product, and the number of sales. >> ok. that is the word. did you not
Jan 17, 2014 2:00pm EST
that we're trying to understand. >>> and it may be the year of google glass as mandy says but we will look even farther ahead on what is next after that. >> i had some of the most ironic stats i have had in a long while. if it were not for visa and american express, the dow would be negative right now. together they are adding about 70 points to the dow. the irony here so much for the recent retail credit card breach, we will offer you a whole pile more in just a second's time. but this week could be a first for something because as we sit right now, the dow, the s&p and nasdaq could all finish higher for the week which would be the first time in 2014 that all three have posted a weekly gain at the same time. >> but we will lead with more credit card security news, speaking of visa. cybersecurity firm intel crawler saying it has uncovered six ongoing attacks at merchants across the country whose credit card processing systems are infected with the same kind of virus that was used to steal data from all of target's customers. for more on this, let's bring in intel crawler presiden
FOX Business
Jan 20, 2014 9:20am EST
technology. you can bet the lawmakers will regulate it. banning google glass while driving. ♪ ♪ [ chicken caws ] [ male announcer ] when your favorite food starts a fight, fight back fast with tums. eartburn relief that neutralizes acid on contact and goes to work in seconds. ♪ tum, tum tum tum tums! ♪ [ male announcer ] a car that is able to see, to calculate, to think -- and can reond to what it encounters. ♪ even if that means completely stopping itself. it's the stuff of science fiction... minus the fiction. the 2014 e-class. see your authorized dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. stuart: stock markets in america closed, but they traded all around the world. we are up three dollars. google in the process of making a contact lens used with diabetics. the technology could be changing. we still have russ with us. i do not see this as a game changer for google. i do see it as a new era in wearable technology. >> absolutely. we have seen a lot of companies come out with watches. this is being embedded into your being. we have a little light that wi
Jan 22, 2014 11:00pm PST
ayers shows us it's getting downright personal. >> one of google's private shuttle buses leaving the workers on board stranded. they believe tax were driving up the cost of living in san francisco, but yesterday morning, the google protest went a step further and quite literally hit home. a group calling itself the counter force targeted this man at his house. anthony is the engineer behind the supersecret google x and google's famous self-driving car seen in this video. the protesters surrounded his berkeley home with banners and watched him leave. >> the protest lasted about 45 minutes, and when it was done, the group left behind these fliers, accusing him of bringing evil to the world and identifying where he lived. >> he did not want to talk to us on camera tonight, but he told us, quit eem a nice guy. i'm just an engineer who likes robots." one of his neighbors was a little more vocal. >> this is stalking. >> even in berkeley, groosz roots activism, becky says what counter force did crosses the line. >> there is absolutely no reason to go after people in their home, no matter wh
Jan 22, 2014 11:30pm PST
represented today overlook is here in the room and facebook google, bourdz and transportation provides a good chunk of service and others. those are incredible world-class companies. i was on an e-mail i didn't know who volunteered for some reason and dublin was comfortably and named 3 of the company's i named because they've set up satellite offices in ireland. our bay area headache companies were responsible in another part of the world and dublin is only one example. we need to take great pride their unique. there's not a week that goes by unusual less when we have a visitor from another part of the world well, those shuttle buses are part of the notation. they're part of the bay areas success. i'm proud of the bay council was able to pull together those organizations and workout some that make sense. it won't solve everything it's a work in progress. i want to thank you know the key staff folks. 245i6 worked with the city to come up with this very, very fair proposal. that's going to bring money to the city and a administer this program and among the city to properly oversee the prop
Jan 17, 2014 4:00am PST
. some crew members sustained minor injuries. >>> well, coming up on the "morning news," google's latest eyewear innovation. we'll show you a contact lens designed to help diabetics. this is the "cbs morning news." designed to help diabetics. this is the "cbs morning news." g in the kitchen. just start the slow cooker, add meat and pour in campbell's slow cooker sauce. by the time you get home, dinner is practically done. and absolutely delicious. everyone is cooking with new campbell's slow cooker sauces. for aveeno® positively radiant face moisturizer. [ female announcer ] aveeno® with soy helps reduce the look of brown spots in 4 weeks. for healthy radiant skin. aveeno®. naturally beautiful results. but you can do it. stay active... get outdoors... eat healthy... and choose colgate total®. it does more than protect, it actually helps improve mouth health. [ male announcer ] it fights germs for 12 hours, in 24 hours starts to fortify enamel, and in 4 weeks helps improve gum health. you can do it with colgate total®. [ male announcer ] do more than protect. improve mouth health wit
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 3:30am EST
the neat technology, i'll put the google class on, the first time i have done this. how does this connect to a google glass? >> we are seeing an explosion in technology, and seeing wearables >> whether it's a glass or a watch? >> yes. honda has a google glass concept. it allows you to do things through google glass and you can do it before you get to the car, you can start the car >> in detroit, it's cold, it's winter, i had to walk 10 minutes to my car. >> if you want to find a restaurant, you can see google glass i want to find the restaurant. >> it can send you the destination. >> it will tell you where you have to be for an appointment and how long it will take you to get there. >> it saves you time. you are not on the phone, finding a restaurant. or doing it inside the car, finding a navigation system. you say, "glass, find a destination, start my car", and it's warmeded up when you get into it. >> health maintenance, that is something useful i found. >> what it does is an app going on with your car. if you see a check engine light this shows you what is going on. we are seei
Jan 17, 2014 4:30am PST
major make change to the nsa surveillance program. what it could mean for our privacy. >>> a google glasswarer challenges a traff >>> good friday morning to you, 4:41, abc7 morning news. a little chill in the air out there, in the east bay, as we got out the door this morning. mike's gonna check that forecast and leyla's tracking traffic on the bay bridge and elsewhere coming up. >>> developing overnight, president obama is set to deliver a speech later this morning that could dramatically impact the ns a's surveillance program a senior administration official says the president will call for string the national security agency's ability to store phone data for millions of americans. the official says mr. obama will not say who should ultimately hold the data. instead, he will call on the intelligence community and congress to consult on where it should be maintained. a presidential commission recommended moving the data to the telephone companies or a third party. >>> new jersey governor chris christie faces a big test this weekend following the eruption of a political scandal in h
Jan 16, 2014 9:00pm PST
that at my house, making chocolate at home would be dangerous. >> a google glass usesser takes her case to court. a decision whether you can wear them while driving. >> you'll see why this bay area software company is one of the ten best places to work in all of america. ♪ >> and the music that brought >> and the music that brought katy for over 60,000 califoia foster children, >> and the music that brought katy nights can feel long and lonely. i miss my sister. i miss my old school. i miss my room. i don't want special treatment. i just wanna feel normal. to help, sleep train is collecting pajamas for foster children, big and small. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help make a foster child's night a little cozier. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. to thsuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now
Al Jazeera America
Jan 18, 2014 9:00am EST
. straight ahead is it safe to wear google glass while driving? >>> and later on, high school is hard enough, imagine assimilating into another culture, at the same time. >> i'm phil torres, coming up this week on techknow... >> a mystery, deep in the heart of the rain forrest >> we haven't seen something actually build them... >> it's been really frustrating >> it's a spidery clue that has our team of scientests stumped... join our journey to peru... then, it looks like chicken, tastes like chicken, >> that's good.... >> but it's not... the foamy inovation that's making hardcore meat eaters happy. >> techknow on al jazeera america >> if you can't text or talk on the phone while driving, should you be allowed to drive while wearing google glass? cecilia was cited for driving while wearing the google glass. the court found her not guilty, because they continue prove the device was on. what does this mean for it and other emerging technologies. cecilia joins me from san diego. she is a google glass explorer. one of the 30,000 that was enlisted to test the device. cecilia thank you for j
FOX Business
Jan 21, 2014 9:20am EST
just a good play. stuart: thank you very much indeed. shah galani, by the way, google hit a new high, 1,162. several upgrades for that stock and up it goes. 1160 right now the high. and an update on the target hack. two mexicans trying to come in with credit cards, they believe stolen with data from target. >> i think it would lead to chips. >> a lot of people think it's going to be great for american express. the mexican nationals were 27, 28 years old. young guys and used the fraudulent credit cards to buy tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. yes, stuart, it's going to open that conversation of chips placed in to prevent this from happening and i think it's going to open up for all kind of technologies to explore other options from credit cards, 40 million credit cards were compromised in the target breach. people are going to be skeptical about using their credit cards now. i think you're right, dead right. thank you. let's get to obamacare, this morning we have with us, perry ann, she was there the day that obamacare was signed into law. welcome to the program.
FOX Business
Jan 22, 2014 5:00pm EST
google glass during the games and letting fans buy with bitcoins. we're going to davos with facts from the team owner, because even when they say it's not, it is always about money. melissa: kings of innovation. the sacramento kings are the first professional sports franchise to push the boundaries with technology. they are the only nba team to accept bitcoin. fans can use purchases to accept the currency and they can use google glass during the game against the indiana pacers. players on the bench and team daners will wear google glass on the sidelines. will it be a slam-dunk? i spoke to the man behind the moves earlier from davos. let me can you about bitcoin first. what is the behind the move to bitcoin and how many people do you think will pay in bitcoin? >> well i think that bitcoin has gone from being a curiosity to legitimate form of commerce. we pride ourselves being the first franchise of the 21st century. what is good for our fans and in sacramento we have very sophisticated fans. we pride ourselves on being cashless and and bitcoin will be a another service for our fans. mel
Jan 17, 2014 4:00am PST
ahead, google getting into the medical field? wait until you hear what the tech giant is up to now. >>> gone without a trace. the search for a missing "wall street journal" reporter intensifies as new clues surface from miles away. >>> a change on the diamond. major league baseball is taking a page from the nfl rule book. but the truth is: there's so much in life we can't control. here's something we can: colorectal cancer. it's the second leading cancer killer in the u.s., but it is almost entirely preventable! most colon cancers start as polyps, and screening finds polyps, so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. if you're over 50, get screened. screening saves lives. it could really save your life. >>> welcome back. we are learning more about that huge data breach at target stores. they quote investigators as saying some of the software used was written in russian and appears to be part of a broad and very sophisticated campaign against many retailers, not just target and now neiman-marcus is offering free credit monitoring to its customers after a data breach there.
Jan 22, 2014 11:00am PST
threats as not credible. richard engel, nbc news, sochi. >>> still to come, how google glass got one man yanked out of a movie theater. surf's up. the conditions almost right for the world premiere sufk surfing event mavericks. >>> minutes away from a potential decision. there are some complications all driven by the weather. still we're expecting those 30-foot waves. we'll tell you when they'll be the biggest and where you can see them in the bay area when nbc bay area news comes right back. >>> another person has died from the flu in san francisco. the health department says it is the city's second death. the man's death confirmed last night. all the health department will tell us is that he's not elderly. also this morning, a fourth person has died in sonoma county. that makes now a total of 25 related to the flu in the bay area. the peak flu season does not hit until next month and health officials want you to know it is not too late to get a flu shot. >>> now to a follow-up a gun store will be allowed to operate at least for one more year. the town council agreed to give templar
Jan 17, 2014 2:30pm PST
with the technology embedded inside? google tells us what this might do. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. after months of revelations by national security agency analyst edward snowden, today president obama rolled out his reforms to u.s. surveillance programs. he vowed the nsa would take a new approach when it comes to collecting and storing the phone records of americans. he promised the government will not eavesdrop on foreign leaders who are american allies. our north american editor starts our coverage. >> it could be you or him. you just cannot know. but information about millions of innocent phone calls and e- mails have been collected by u.s. intelligence, swept up as part of a vast operation that shocked many at home and abroad. president obama says now there will be changes. >> the bottom line is people around the world, regardless of their nationality, should know the united states is not spying on ordinary people who do not threaten our national security. we take their privacy concerns into account in our policies and procedur
Al Jazeera America
Jan 14, 2014 7:00pm EST
because we're talking about this neat technology. i'll take my glasses off and put google glass on. this is the first time i've done this. tell me about this. >> we're seeing an explosion in wearables. >> whether it's a glass or watch. >> yes. what hyundai did, it has a google glass concept. it allows you to do things through google glass. >> you you don't need to be close to your car. >> for example, you can start your car and do a remote start. >> here it's cold, i walked ten minutes to my car, and i could have had it started. >> yes, and you could say okay, i need to find a restaurant downtown. i could say, google glass, i want to find this restaurant. it will send the destination from your phone to your car. >> and it tells you with an appointment from your phone, it will tell you how long it will take to get there. >> exactly. so you're not sitting on your phone finding a restaurant, starting a car o doing it inside the car, the navigation system. you can say glass, find the destination, you can say start my car, and it's warmed up when you get into it. >> i find myself using
Jan 21, 2014 11:00am PST
the face of the google bus drivers to get the tech buses off the streets of san francisco. i am here for christian december, eric thomas. >> activists are trying to get a lot of attention before the san francisco transportation agency on the pilot program for the tech buses. amy hollyfield joins from city hall. amy? >> they are expected to pass a proposal here at city hall today. protesters have a day of activities planned. they want to be heard before the vote which scheduled at 1:00 o'clock this afternoon. >> protesters stopped two buses this morning at 8th and market from leaving san francisco. based on the signs in the ones it looks like they were headed if facebook and google. workers sat and waited, some took pictures, as protesters chanted, played music and hung a banner on the side of one of the buses. >> the protests are getting the city to listen. >> they will vote whether the buses should be charge add dollar a stop a day to use the bus stops. protesters say they clog up neighborhood streets and should not be allowed to use public bus stops f a car pulls in the driver
Jan 22, 2014 1:00am PST
google stop. ~ stops. they are affecting things. what do you do to fix this? we need to mitigate the effects these buses are having on the general population. my solution is a terminus. terminus would be [speaker not understood] so these buses could easily get to their destinations. the transbay terminal would be the most ideal location in the city because it's close to the highway. and further is out tacoma bart station would be a goodoresiden in while our east bay and have to commute from the east bay to san francisco with no luxury buses. you need to make an impact study of what these buses. on virginia lelenz ~ valencia, you have three schools. [speaker not understood]. go out there, stand out there. you will see -- >> thank you, sir. [multiple voices] >> next speaker, please. >> veronika bell. >> next speaker. okay, you're finished. [cheering and applauding] >> okay, next speaker. >> veronika bell. herbert wiener, annie bows. those are the last speakers. >> next speaker. >>> thank you for having me today. my name is annie bell and i'm here to talk about the shuttle program which
Jan 21, 2014 12:00pm PST
like facebook and google. of course it once just about the shuttle buses and also about the changing face of san francisco. the rise in rent prices and the increase in ellis act evictions but certainly the two buses that stole the show. [ people chanting ] an ordinary bus stop a regular commute, until dozens of protestors took over between market and mission. >> please move out of the door. >> reporter: two private shuttles, facebook and google held down the peninsula held hostage for 25 minutes. unsuspecting riders now late for work. >> this is frustrating honestly. the rest of it 1 all just blown out of proportion. >> reporter: protestors are angry over the rise of the shuttles in san francisco. there are 35,000 boardings a day just in the city. and protestors say the private shuttles hold up their public muni buses. making them late for work many times too. >> for two years, these buses have been able to get a free ride on our muni bus stops. >> reporter: soon, protestors could get thrown a bone. the mta is looking at a pilot program that would charge the private shuttles $1 for e
Jan 20, 2014 6:30am PST
this as google buses google is only one of the larger companies we're happy to have google here and 53 we have very sincerely, can here for google >> thank you i'd like to start out by thanking all the folks involved in moving forward this project. thank you to mayor ed lee and edward reiskin. google is excited to be working with you and members of the community of the shared goal even if minnesota transportation around the bay area. we see this as a great step for partnership in the years ahead. as a current resident i appreciate all the work go that's making this better around san francisco and across the bay area and you have the folks in this room to thank for that so thank you (clapping.) >> okay. before we open it up to questions i want to acknowledge the woman who was spear heat the work working with the folks at the muni and our it people and all the providers the transportation companies, the companies they're working for, the bay area council and our manager carly she's the brains behind this. now we're available for that questions and jim is here to answer with questions
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